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Stephen@Cult Labs 5th November 2018 07:25 PM

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Originally Posted by The Reaper Man@Cult Labs (Post 591852)
Shit-forgot about HH!



Bought The Boston Strangler -reversible no bbfc logo ;)

and the superb Long Weekend.



Forgot about Criterion's Shampoo as well!



Ach well,Friday it is....



Yeah Itís just a mistake with HH.

Justin101 6th November 2018 09:55 AM

Back from Japan after a LONG day travelling yesterday, still worn out. Didn't get much in the way of media since, as you all probably know, a) it's really expensive b) there isn't much of a collecters market, apartment and house sizes would seriously restrict the amount you could collect, and c) they have evrything spines out in the shops so it's pretty hard to find anything unless you can fluently read the 3 Japanese alphabets :lol:

I was over the moon to find Iron Maiden live at Donnington in a second hand shop though as it's one I don't have anyway, and it's cooler in Japanese :lol:

The other two arrived while I was away.

https://preview.ibb.co/dktksq/IMG-0650.jpg

https://preview.ibb.co/cmEEkA/IMG-0649.jpg

https://preview.ibb.co/j89asq/IMG-0647.jpg
https://preview.ibb.co/nh9rXq/IMG-0648.jpg

I've got a enough HMV pure points for a £50 voucher so later this afternoon I'm going to go and have a mooch around, post more here later for sure :lol:

Demdike@Cult Labs 6th November 2018 10:01 AM

Where did you get the Emperor shirt from, Justin?

I used to have one with the E logo on the front and a cool band pic on the reverse but it got torn at a Fear Factory gig.

Justin101 6th November 2018 10:05 AM

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Originally Posted by Demdike@Cult Labs (Post 591892)
Where did you get the Emperor shirt from, Justin?

I used to have one with the E logo on the front and a cool band pic on the reverse but it got torn at a Fear Factory gig.

It's a brand new design Samoth was plugging on his Instagram, you get it direct from Plastic Head Distro

https://www.plastichead.com/item.asp...=zzzPH11465XXL

Nostalgic 6th November 2018 03:40 PM

Just got back from 3 week holiday in Florida! Twas super awesome but once in a lifetime as mother in law paid for the family to go, did lots of parks & arrived home to find the following waiting for me:

White Zombie (kino lorber blu)
The Ghoul (Karloff, dropped to a fiver for the blu on amazon)
Ghoulies 1&2 steelbook (£5 from marketplace seller)
Death Occured Last Night (Raro)
Nightmare Beach
Zombie 4 (zfe3) from 88

Aaaand....had to collect some pre orders from hmv
Candyman SE
William Castle box
Night of the Demon SE

And also picked up
All Hallow's Eve-The Reaping
The Blue Skeleton (aka Houses October Built 2)
In the 2 for £10!

So yeah, lots to watch, my to watch pile must be at around 80 so far lol!

Justin101 6th November 2018 03:56 PM

Went to HMV to use my £50 voucher so this lot only cost me a fiver :)

https://preview.ibb.co/fDhkAA/IMG-0651.jpg

I'm glad I cancelled my pre-order for Candyman because now I have it for free :) I'm also a little sad that the Jeff Stryker interveiw from the Severin disc isn't included on the 88 Films version of After Death but it does have a pretty interesting interview with Allan Bryce about Vipco's history and demise.

trebor8273 6th November 2018 05:50 PM

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These arrived from eBay for the lot for £40.

bizarre_eye@Cult Labs 7th November 2018 05:40 PM

Pre-ordered:

http://dv1.us/p1/501/289501-d0.jpg http://dv1.us/p1/084/289084-d0.jpg

Nostalgic 7th November 2018 07:42 PM

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Originally Posted by zeroid (Post 591552)
I feel pretty much the same regarding streaming, basically you have to accept what you're given, with physical media I can at least make an informed choice regarding quality, content and versions etc.

Agreed 100%

I'll weigh in with my two pence worth, but basically, while on holiday in America recently with family I thought I'd scour the local dvd outlets to see what good stuff I could find.....I came back with 2 dvd's, Tiny Toons & Animaniacs, season 1 of each. From Walmart (basically the american tesco/asda).

Physical media outlets do not exist, and they had 5 shelves of dvd/blu ray in walmart! You want severin, shout factory, mondo macabro? Online only I'm afraid! Streaming has KILLED the physical media market, to the degree that apparently DOWNLOADS are on their way out!
I have fond memories of collecting vhs, laserdisc & now clinging on to a far too large dvd/blu collection, I agree with you because what if I don't want to watch stranger things or game of thrones? I read a very funny article about a guy trying to watch Air Force One on July 4th. He was moving & dvds were boxed up, but he subscribed to 5 different streaming services & it wasn't on any of them!!!! Streaming services literally only cater to modern audiences & you're out of luck if you want something before 2000, lol!

Collect as many of your faves on dvd & blu because it may not be possible for much longer! I know they're milking the collector but buy them if you can, while you can! I could go on & on but I won't, am just sad that something I love (film) just doesn't seem important any more. Ask the average person about Scorcesse or Kurosawa, Spielberg or Hitchcock is & they'll shrug, but ask them who their favourite youtube presenter is or if they can quote you Ed Sheeran's latest album & they'll do it.

I LOVE movies, and cult labs is evidence that I'm not alone. Keep collecting, people!

Demdike@Cult Labs 7th November 2018 07:56 PM

Aren't there stores such as Barnes and Noble, Best Buy, Target etc plus there are a lot of indie shops still about such as Amoeba Music in Hollywood.


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